Thesaurus / mercenary

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Saudi Arabia and the UAE have outsourced their fighting in Yemen and Libya to brutal mercenaries of the Darfur civil war.
Some of these mercenaries were basically employed knights, who lacked fiefs, and thus were paid salaries by their overlords.
His second-in-command was the marechal, who was responsible for paying the mercenaries, organizing the fighting divisions and playing his supervisory role in regards to the discipline and equipment of the army.
If she took money from him—the mercenary, painted baggage I—why, then, she'll take it from me.
MY NOVEL, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
John Boler was not mercenary, but this offer gave him keen delight.
A THOUGHTLESS YESHELEN H. GARDENER
Delamere, chancellor of the exchequer, promoted in the sequel to the rank of earl of Warrington, was close and mercenary.
With them the mercenary and the pecuniary are ever distinct from the religious.
PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS
He had only two love affairs; 220 the first brought him the reputation of mercenary aims, and the second almost ruined his life.
We were—and if you proved to me that the Swiss are mercenary to-morrow (which you cannot do) I should love Switzerland still.
THE PROFESSOR(AKA CHARLOTTE BRONTE) CURRER BELL
This mercenary policy fails by the very measures to which it resorts.

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